Lisa Hummel, born in 1992 in Laupheim, Baden-Württemberg, received her first organ lessons at the age of seven.
She studied church music (bachelor) and school music (state exam) at the University of Music Freiburg with Martin Schmeding (organ), Mathias Trapp (piano), Andreas Winnen and Steffen Schreyer (conducting). At the moment, she studies church music (master) at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University of Music Leipzig with Martin Schmeding.
She attended masterclasses at Martin Schmeding, Gerhard Weinberger, Matthias Maierhofer, Janette Fishell, Lorenzo Ghielmi and Jaroslav Tůma.
After having won several prizes at the German national youth competition (“Jugend musiziert”), she won prizes at the ION Nürnberg, 19th International Organ Competition Wiesbaden, the 2nd International Organ Competition St. Petersburg and the 9th International Organ Competition Korschenbroich. In 2014, she was awarded the first prize at the Pipeworks International Organ Competition, Ireland.
Since 2013, she receives a scholarship from “Cusanuswerk”, the German catholic fund.
From 2014 to 2016, she conducted the choir of Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg. Currently she works as a church musician in St. Ulrich, Germany.
2. Preis und Publikumspreis der Internationalen Orgelwoche Nürnberg 2016